Housed inside of connectMLS, the Private Listing Database (PLD) is a separate database of listings with modified requirements that allow you to enter private listings and comply with MLS rules while limiting distribution. It has fewer and different fields to be completed in order for the listing to be placed in the MLS. Read more
The City of San Antonio has launched a Renters Commission survey to ask citizens to provide their input based on experiences and feedback related to renters’ issues. The City will be using this feedback to help determine the direction and scope of the proposed Renters’ Commission. Click here to take the 5-minute survey. The survey will close on October 15, 2020. Read more
On Sept. 1, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced a temporary eviction moratorium to prevent the further spread of COVID-19. Under the order, landlords and property owners are prohibited from evicting certain tenants impacted by COVID-19, or face high monetary fines. Read more
“You Deserve to Know” Property Tax Education Campaign Launches
Texas REALTORS® has launched the “You Deserve to Know” statewide initiative to educate property owners on how their property taxes are set and the new laws that improve property tax transparency for Texans.
Do you know someone who has excelled in the industry this year? Nominate them for a SABOR award!
The deadline to submit a nomination is Friday, October 30, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Read more
Want to be a deputy voter registrar? Volunteer deputy registrars are entrusted with the responsibility of officially registering voters in the State of Texas. They are appointed by county voter registrars and charged with helping increase voter registration in the state. Make yourself the go-to resource for all your clients’ buying and selling needs by oﬀering this invaluable resource when they move.
Applications are now open to apply to serve on behalf of SABOR for Texas REALTORS® Director and Regional Vice President (RVP). These are great opportunities to get involved at a higher level in the real estate industry and give of your time, talents, and expertise. Read more
Applications for SABOR’s 2021 Executive Committee are now open. Those candidates meeting the qualifications can apply by filling out the online application and submitting it by August 17, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Read more
REALTORS® engaged in 10 total primary runoff and special election races on the July 14, 2020 ballot for seats in Congress and the Texas Legislature. Read more
In support of ongoing negotiations for pandemic relief packages, NAR recently sent a letter to Congressional leaders outlining key issues for REALTORS®, consumers, and the real estate industry. NAR urged a continued focus on the housing security needs of Americans, increased consumer access to credit, and financial flexibility for businesses and independent contractors. Read more